Cork in Portugal

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Cork oak History of cork Properties of cork Cork stoppers Natural cork stoppers Multi-piece natural cork stoppers Colmated cork stoppers Champagne and sparkling wine stoppers Technical cork stoppers Agglomerated cork stoppers Capsulated cork closures Other applications of cork Ecological functions APCOR Cork industry in Portugal

Cork resources

Portugal Web Portugal products are the main focus from Portugal Web. Photos and descriptions are available for traditional products such as wine or olive oil.

Cork material This is the wikipedia page describing cork, as usual in this site useful information about this natural product.

PINEA Project Another very interesting Portuguese non-timber forest product are the pine nuts produced by stone pine or Pinus pinea trees . PINEA Project aims to study Pinus pinea in terms of growth and yield.

WWF World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is probably the world’s leading independent environmental organisation and has been promoting the protection from cork oak forests.

FAO Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has reported an evaluation of the role and potential of cork oak (Quercus suber) and its products in the Mediterranean region.

NATURLINK A Portal with a special focus on Portuguese environmental topics where you can find a lot of information about cork and cork oaks in Portugal.

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